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will be new hampshire. we will talk to neil levesque of the new hampshire institute of politics. later, two partisans on each side of the aisle about their ground games in the state of new hampshire. we will be right back. ♪ ca ♪ [video clip] that, let's get the album documents the coolest family during their white house years and before. -- coolidge family. we have one box of photographs and several boxes of documents. the photographs are heavy. the albums should be in the back of the box. here it is. unfortunately, it is on black acidic paper. there's not much we can do about that, because we don't want to change the artefact nature of the album itself. it is starting crack, some of the pages are separating. this is a photograph of calvin coolidge the day before he became president. he was in plymouth, vermont, visiting his father, doing some chores. this is a press photograph, so he did have the press along with him. you can see they took one photograph of him o with his of himn -- with his suit jacket and another without. >> more from the vermont historical society this weekend as w
and they have contingency plans and some events canceled this weekend in both virginia and in new hampshire. two very important battleground states and if the storm is very strong and does some damage, it could be a problem, of course, for the campaigns as they schedule and as they do beef up their get out the vote efforts. both campaigns tell me, listen, safety comes first and safety of the people affected is much more important than politics. one other thing, victor, if this is a serious storm, expect there to be a lot of scrutiny of how president obama handles the situation. that could be a factor on election day, as well, victor. >> always storm politics, we saw after it after katrina and after any natural or man-made disa disaster. let's talk about these schedules. they have made changes and, as of now, the president will still campaign in new hampshire today and romney headed to florida. what do we know about their schedules moving forward? >> well, as you mentioned, romney still headed to where i am in pensacola and other stops on the schedule today, as well. vice president biden, one of
at the battleground states in the presidential election. this morning was the focus on new hampshire. we will tell you about that in a minute. coming up tomorrow, we will look at the impact of hurricane sandy and talk to the head of the independent insurance agents and look at virginia as a swing state with larry sabato and brian moran and the chairman of the virginia campaign. the swing state of virginia is the focus of "washington journal." this morning of the focus was on the state of new hampshire. >> we have been taking a look at those nine swing states that hold the keys to the election and today we put the spotlight on the state of new hampshire. the small state up there in the northeast corner holding four collect oral votes. right now it's the unemployment rate is 5.7% and president obama won the state into thousand eight with 9%. the executive director of the institute -- he is joining us from manchester. let's begin with tough issues for new hampshire voters. >> before i get started, i wanted to thank c-span and congratulate them on 15 years being on the air. it has been a very new book val
mouth, new hampshire in just a moment. we have been touring several of the 12 battleground states as we count down. there it goes. to election day. 22 days from today. we've identified more than 30 key swing counties inside those states. they're all marked in yellow on this map. one of those is this one. rockingham county in new hampshire. the first ballots in the first in the nation new hampshire primary were cast in dicksville notch just after midnight 280 days ago. hard to believe. now in the remaining three weeks of this campaign, new hampshire's four electoral votes could conceivably be the difference between victory and defeat. more on that shortly. first, the headlines. president obama and mitt romney are both off the campaign trail today getting ready for tuesday's second debate. it will be a town hall format. the president is promising to be more aggressive this time out. one of the likely topics to be discussed, the libya scandal. the obama team is still trying to do damage control from vice-president biden's debate comment last week that the president did not know american di
of potential cuts to the military. after that, a debate between the candidates vying to succeed new hampshire governor john lynch. then, a firsthand look at the political unrest in egypt, syria and libya by a fellow with the new america foundation who recently travel today the middle east. traveled to the middle east. and later retired supreme court justice john paul stevens speaks to a conference about gun laws, gun violence and his dissents in the court's cases involving the second amendment. >> c-span brings a special perspective into what's happening in washington, particularly your coverage of the house and the senate. so if something is going on in the house and the senate -- andw something will go on in the next five years, maybe not this7 year -- c-span covers this authoritatively, very, very well, and it's one of the major news sources or news happenings in washington. we're all struggling with what's going to happen with health care. i mean, c-span was the authoritative voice covering what happened with health care. we're worried about the financial system. c-span, again, is the au
a battleground dispatch from new hampshire, where the focus is on women voters and women candidates. >> it does seem striking, having all women, potentially, be the representatives to washington, and also potentially sitting as the executive of the state. >> woodruff: on the daily download, ray suarez talks with lauren ashburn and howard kurtz about debate watchers using twitter and other social media. >> warner: and gwen ifill sits down with author ted widmer. he's been listening to once-secret tape recordings by president john f. kennedy. >> it's really a remarkable chance for the american people to hear what it is like to be president in a very visceral way. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> computing surrounds us. sometimes it's obvious and sometimes it's very surprising in where you find it. soon, computing intelligence in unexpected places will change our lives in truly profound ways. technology can provide customized experiences tailored to individual consumer preferences, igniting a world of possibilities f
. housing starts are on the move. we have a lot of work to do but, new hampshire, the country has come too far for us to turn back now. >> governor romney holding three rallies across florida today where he is calling for more partisan cooperation in washington. i'll see you again on the fox news channel at 6:00 eastern. right now we go back to "the journal editorial report",. >> welcome would to journal -- "the journal editorial report." aisle paul gigot. the election focuses on a mall group of key states but not the states either campaign or the political pundits might have expected. wisconsin, pennsylvania, and michigan, all of which president obama carried by double digits in 2008. my guess this week says mitt romney may have suburban voters to thank. michael, great to have you back. >> it's go to be with you again, paul. >> where do you think this race stands right now? is romney surging as much as the polls appear to make it seem? >> yeah. i think romney is ahead in the race in the national race. i think he is within striking distance of the 270 eelectoral votes he needs, and the are
-- host: will leave your comment there, and we will go to j ohn in new hampshire. why are you undecided? caller: ossapeak. i have not heard in the clear plan from either side. i may laid off executive, trying to find a job like what i was doing before, even beyond that, maybe even about a different career. i am not hearing any clarity. i am hearing name calling. it seems to be -- and my fear is we will end up with another four years of a stalemate, with not being -- with nothing being done for the country. it is a shame. i am not blaming obama for it. both parties are to blame, but i think the bottom line is i have not heard either party come up with a solution on how to fix thatnumber two, what are we goio do going forward in the future? i am frustrated and discussed it. >> -- host: who did you vote for in 2008? caller: mccain. host: we have dennis from ohio. birthplace of neil armstrong. wire u.n. decided this morning? caller: -- why are you undecided this monring? -- morning? did this help to bring some clarity to you? caller: no. the vice president kept interrupting his coworker. he
. >> the year was 1774, two years before the declaration of independence, and new hampshire declared their own independence from great britain. the motto at the time was "live free or die," and it's still the state motto today. >> another revolutionary first for new hampshire is pictured here on the state flag. in 1776, the warship raleigh was the first to fly the new american flag. new hampshire is home to many other firsts. the first potato was grown here. america's first astronaut in space, alan shepard, was born here, as was the first free public library. >> new hampshire is known as "the granite state," and it's because their number-one natural resource is granite. this is a particularly good stone for building bridges, houses, even statues. and although the colony was first established for fishing, they quickly learned what they really had going on. >> those nine stars around the border signify an additional claim to fame. after the revolutionary war, our new constitution required approval by 9 of the 13 states. new hampshire made it happen by being the ninth state to ratify the famous d
-changer. first to the campaign trail where president obama is in new hampshire. he is scheduled to speak within the next few minutes. paul ryan about to make the third stop of the day in ohio. he is going to take the stage in circleville any time now. we will go live to both those events coming up. first though, some breaking news from florida. the romney campaign announcing just moments ago that they are rescheduling all of mitt romney's virginia events for tomorrow. the gop nominee will instead travel to ohio. all this because of the impending impact of hurricane sandy. we of course are tracking sandy. progress up the east coast. nbc's meteorologist dylan drier in the msnbc studios in new york. ton trung in delaware. we just got the latest advisory from the hurricane center. what can you tell us. >> nothing has changed. this still indicates the storm is a category 1 hurricane and very far out to sea, but still just as huge as it has been. that's why we are still dealing with some potential for stronger wind gusts and decent rain along the coast of south carolina and north carolina. north east
, let me ask you about new hampshire. you know it well. what's been interesting to me there's been some polling that has shown the president with a significant lead. others have had it a dead heat. none have had romney up but what i'm watching is who is spending money in the boston tv market and right now none of the super pacs, mitt romney is not up will but the president is. what is that telling you? what kind of tea leaf reading should we be doing on that? is. >> i don't read those tea leaves because television -- there's been so much advertising, people are sort of tuning it out. new hampshire is a very late deciding state. of our 750,000 people who are going to vote on election day, 100,000 will be new registrants or re-registrants who were taken off the rolls and had to be put back on. they will decide late. there's a movement towards mitt romney. i think it's happening nationally. i think he's done very well in the debates and he was very entertaining last night, of course, at the alfred smith dinner as was the president and i think people are getting comfortable with his philoso
night cheat state. today new hampshire is in the spotlight with four electoral voes. with the national race as close as it is those four votes could mean winning the white house or going home empty handed. new hampshire is in our backyard at least for me and steve. i'm heading back up to the state this weekend for another round of wood cocking grass hunting. obama has a narrow lead only .8 percentage point in a state he won by 10 points in 2008. libertarian is on the ballot here. let's bring to it the table. you know, guys, romney is not taking new hampshire for granted and i think the fact that it's close means he thinks he can win it, and he's microtargeting in that state in an interesting way, he's got a new ad up targeting ship builders. let's play a little of that. >> the state of our navy, the state of our entire u.s. military is crucial for america. our freedom depends on it. and so do many of our jobs, 3600 in new hampshire alone. does president obama know how much his defense cuts will hurt us? sure his flippant remarks insult mitt romney, but do they also expose how president
to new hampshire. >> 70 degrees and sunny. can everybody please give it up for your outstanding united states senator, gene shaheen? your next governor, maggie hessen. your next congresswoman, annie custer. and i've got to say something special about one of the most talented singers, songwiteriter that america has had. he's a great friend, he's been working his tail off on behalf of the campaign. i couldn't be prouder he's working with us, james taylor. give him a big round of applause. i love you back. ten days, new hampshire. ten days. ten days and you'll be stepping into a voting booth and making a defining choice about the future of our country. not just a choice between two candidates or two political parties. it's a choice between two fundamentally different visions for america. we believe in the value of the largest middle class, the strongest economy the world has ever known. the promise that hard work will pay off, the promise that responsibility will be rewarded. the idea at the core of this nation that no matter who you are, no matter where you come from, no matter what you
the left shoulder lane getting by. this is as you travel to new hampshire avenue. serious crash there. let's try chopper once again. here they go. serious crash there again just the left shoulder lane is squeezing by the accident here. let's talk about delays. over three miles. outer loop as you approach new hampshire avenue. if you can avoid this, i would. it's going to take some time to clear this accident. let's head over to i-95 in virginia. just heavy on the brakes at fairfax county parkway. northbound, no accidents reported. from quantico, 30 minutes to get to the beltway right now. over to i-270, very sluggish as you make your way from frederick to 109. as you pass 109, that's it. delays start clear from germantown through rockville as you connect through the beltway in that area. eun, over to you. >>> 6:05. metro is back open for the first time during rush hour. trains and buses will run on a normal weekday schedule. except delay on some buses because of falling debris. amtrak is also running again but has limited service. no acela express service along the northeast corridor, and
're telling me it's three vehicles involved in this accident on the outer loop of the beltway at new hampshire avenue. i'm going to step out and show you what it looks like live from our sky 9. again only the left side of the roadway is getting by. look at backup already at 6:00:01 in the -- at 6:01 in the morning. this accident was a tractor- trailer and to cars and it's going to be just a while. let's go to our other camera. there we go. it's going to be a while before they can clean that up. flares were set up as well. expect delays not only on the outer loop coming around from college park but southbound on 95 as well. here in virginia 95 is incident free. you have the initial delays as you head into woodbridge and then again in springfield as you can see from route 644 trying to get up to the beltway or beyond on to 395. that actually still looks pretty good leaving landmark to the 14th street bridge. let's go back to our graphics. metro normal service amtrak of course is going to be a modified service basically from newark to points south and also marc is on a normal schedule today excep
trouble for mitt romney in new hampshire. his next door neighborhood advantage is it really not all it's been cracked up to be? we'll talk to maybe the most interesting granite stater of them all, the former governor there who is practically guaranteed romney is going to carry the state. >>> plus there he goes again, the romney campaign ties itself in knots to lower expectations. chris christie predicts romney will turn the race around. >>> first a look at the schedules of president obama and mitt romney. nothing public. privately, it's at least one more mock debate. do you realize they have done combined eight mock debates between them? no other two candidates have ever been this prepared. you're watching "the daily rundown", only on msnbc. till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8... go before voters head to the polls, chris christie tried to put an end to the spin that says tomorrow night is no big deal. >> it's a huge night. we want to turn this a
voting today. president obama was in another swing state, new hampshire. >> reporter: mitt romney traveled to florida, the biggest battlegrounds state to lock down its 29 electoral votes. >> i need your help, we need to win this. we're taking back america. >> reporter: early voting started in the state saturday. and the romney campaign is pushing supporters to cast their ballots now. with polls showing a tight race, romney hopes to keep his momentum going to election day. >> the supporters of the president have this chance, they do four more years, i like ten more days a lot better you know what? [ laughter ] >> reporter: in new hampshire, president barack obama once again heard the four more years. [ people chanting ] and he too talked about ten more days. >> ten days and you'll be stepping into a voting booth, and making is defining choice about the future of our country. >> reporter: new hampshire is the smallest battleground state with just four electoral votes with the way the race is shaping up, those votes could make a difference. >> new hampshire, i still believe in you. i
, it still shows the northern virginia area still pretty much supports barack obama. >> new hampshire could be in play. >> new hampshire traditionally was a republican state. it only presidentially became a democratic state recently . >> then bartlet came along. >> the problem for ravi here is that unless he gets the search, it is close enough that if he loses ohio and virginia, let's say, or ohio and wisconsin, he pretty much passed to run the table in the other ones. >> you can get very confused unless you are a junkie trying to figure out the permutations, but everybody agrees that the path is clear and simpler for all of the then romney, even though it is a close race. -- clearer and simpler for obama that romney, even though it is a close race. >> a lot of talk about potential ties to the electoral college. >> which i think is a beach. but let's be clear, at the momentum is for romney and has been since that first debate. nina and to the new hampshire. there are only three states between 2000 and 2004 that change from bush-gore to bush- kerry. new hampshire when from republican to demo
barack obama. >> new hampshire could be in play. >> new hampshire traditionally was a republican state. it only b became democratically presidential -- presidentiay democraratic recently. but the proroblem romney is that unless he real gets surge that covers a lot of these states, if he loses ohio and virginia, let's say, or ohio and ioiowa or ohio and wisconsin, he has to run the table on the other ones. >> you will get confused unless you are a jockey, but everybody seems agree that the path is clearer and simpler for obama than for romney, even though t. is such close race. it is easier to see the combinatn that gets -- >> a lot of talk about potential es in the electoral college. >> which i think is our reach, but let's be blunt about it, the momentum is in romney's direction has been since the first debate. nina's mention of new hampshire -- their only three states from 2000 to 2004 from bu-court to bush-carry -- bush-gore to bush- kerry. that is how clely thdivided the country was then and it remai now. >> there is a different view, that the so-called romney surge is a myth whe
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want to begin with kristen welker who's traveling with the pret in new hampshire. kristen, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. president obama is facing a big challenge. he's got to juggle campaigning in the final days with managing a potentially devastating storm. now this hurricane has already impacted his schedule to some extent. he was able to make a stop here in new hampshire. this is a small state that carries a lot of significance. president obama trying to get ahead of hurricane sandy which could diminish his campaign schedule this week. today he visited new hampshire, a state with only four electoral votes, but with the race deadlocked, the president can't afford to leave anything to chance. >> ten days, new hampshire! ten days. >> reporter: the president didn't mention the hurricane in his remarks. aboard air force one today he held a conference call with top homeland security advisers who briefed him on storm preparation. hurricane sandy has affected early voting in key swing states like north carolina and could impact the obama campaign strategy of encouraging c
in new hampshire. both campaigns had to scrub some of their events scheduled because of hurricane sandy. paul steinhauser is live in pensacola, florida, where mitt romney is holding a rally later on this hour. just how much of an impact has this hurricane had on the travel plans of the president and candidate romney? >> it's definitely having an impact, fred, no doubt about it. today's reallies in florida are on for mitt romney but he's canceled one tomorrow in virginia beach, virginia. the same thing, jn, the vice president had a rally today planned for virginia beach that's been called. into the weekend and next week you may see more of these events canceled in the battleground state because of the storm. i've talked to campaign officials both in boston with the romney hq and in chicago with the obama hq. they say they're monitoring the situation, have contingency plans but the safety of the people in the storm's way comes before politics. one other thing fair to say, if this storm does hit and it is devastating, it could be part of the campaign. >> a live event about to be under way.
laeg for new hampshire. >> we're not going to be able to be in virginia tomorrow. we're going to go to ohio instead. >> reporter: hurricane susan is forcing both campaigns to make ajumps. mitt romney canceled three haven'ts in virginia. vice president biden and first lady mivelobama also called off rallies. >> 10 days, new hampshire, 10 days! >> reporter: after getting briefed on the storm today, president obama took his hunt for votes to the live free or die states where he told a group of local teamsters new hampshire's four electoral votes could make all the difference. >> it's very clear that the other side doesn't believe. >> reporter: governor romney spent the day in all-important florida, in pensacola, home to a major nave air station, romney brought up a sore spot from the final debate. >> i made the point our navy is now smaller than any time, well, in almost 100 years. and the president's response was, well, you know, we don't use bayonets and horses anymore. and in fact we do use bayonets. >> reporter: both candidates are accusing each other of failed leadership. presiden
hampshire could be in play. >> new hampshire traditionally was a republican state did it only became a presidentially democratic relatively recently. >> when bartlet came along. "west wing." >> unless he gets a surge that covers most of the states, it if he loses ohio and iowa or ohio and wisconsin, he has to run the table in everyone. >> you get confused unless you are i just keep trying to figure out the permutations. everybody agrees that the path is clear and simpler for obama and romn. it is ccbc the combination -- >> a lot of talk about potential ties. >> which i think it's a reach. but let's be blunt, the momentum is in romney's direction and has been since the first debate. the margin is closing, rather than expand come in all of these battle ground states. nina mentioned new hampshire. only three states between 2000 and 2004 fm a sh-court t sh-carrikerry. that is how closely divided the country was then and it remains now. >> there is a counter view, and it comes out in the huffington post, that the so-called romney surge is a myth when you look at the battle ground states a
to win florida, north carolina, virginia, colorado, and new hampshire, that brings him to 261 electoral votes. >> 261 and he takes ohio and it gets him to 276. >> sean: over the hump. did you ever think michigan would be dead even now? we have got a poll that shows michigan even. wisconsin is dead even. a couple of polls now that have come out of pennsylvania that show pennsylvania is competitive. let me also play for you what governor ed rendell, former governor of pennsylvania said about pennsylvania. governor of pennsylvania said. >> maybe they figure our time collapses republicans still tush out well and they speneak throu the finish line. do you see wisconsin, michigan, pennsylvania do you see them as tossup states as some of these polls show? show? >> i think they are in the category of battle grounds. i would say that the race is more favorable to governor romney in states like florida, virginia, colorado, new hampshire. colorado new hampshire and the race is more of a tossup in states like iowa, nevada, wisconsin, ohio. the question is do you have enough time do you have enough
into that as well. republicans are well poised to take colorado and new hampshire today. >> and florida? florida, north carolina and virginia are in the republic camp and becoming more so virtually every day and particularly if you take a look at the early vote in florida. banking more votes but banking more people less likely to vote. that is to say more of the democrat early vote in most of these states. ohio for example, 42% of the early vote that the democrats are banked are people who have voted in three out of the last four elections. those are the people who are going to vote no matter what. what you want to be focused on is you want to be focused on the people more spore roddick voters. people voted in zero, 1 or 2 not three out of four. >> sean: how is governor romney trending in the early vote in ohio. >> better. some of these major counties, huge turn around in the number of early votes cast by republicans compared to where they were four years ago and a decline for the democrats. now, that's on top of the fact that we had a huge decline, several hundred thousand people taken off the
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